Kia was thinking sporty when it brought the Forte Koup to market. Aimed at a younger demographic, the role of the Forte is to grab those car shoppers would trend towards a vehicle like the Honda Civic. That’s essentially what the Forte Koup is really, an updated Civic built by a different automaker, and Kia has done a great job of capturing some of the magic that the Civic has lost as it’s matured.
The 2013 Kia Forte Koup is an affordably priced, entry-level two door that manages to pack a strong styling punch while also offering up top-notch optional amenities. Kia is attempting to grab a bit of the magic that young buyers felt when they took a new Civic home from the dealership. The Forte Koup is a great attempt at this endeavor, but it isn’t perfect one.